US Breast and Prostate Cancer Patterns

Bill Davenhall of Esri talks about breast and prostate cancer patterns in his latest article in the Huffington Post. In a recent study, it was found that the incidence of these two cancers is not a random event. Through mapping the incidence rates, the study found that in counties with a high incidence of breast cancer, there was also a high incidence of prostate cancer. The authors suggest that this could be happening because these two cancers might share similar or common risk factors (i.e. environmental).

To learn more about the study, click here.

Source:
Huffington Post

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern

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